Piétrement, C[harles] A[lexandre]. Les chevaux dans les temps préhistoriques et historiques.

Paris, Librairie Germer Baillière & Cie., 1883.

Large 8vo. XX, 776 pp. Marbled endpapers. Contemp. half calf with giltstamped title to gilt spine.

 350.00

First edition. Contains an extensive bibliography after the preface, as well as "a chapter on the presence of the dog in America before the discovery" (OCLC). "Vétérinaire et anthropologiste, l'auteur (1826-1906) avait participé aux campagnes d'Algérie et de Syrie avant de prendre sa retraite en 1875" (Larousse XXe siècle V, 582).

Slight waterstains towards end; small defect to front flyleaf. Appealingly bound for the Belgian collector André Guillery from Waterloo. Monogram stamp "FA" on t.p.; later in the "Bibliotheca Tiliana" of the hunting collector Kurt Lindner (1906-87) with his stamp and bookplate.

Mennessier de la Lance II, 319. OCLC 2104689.

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